PTI Myrtle Pepper is a healthy food that may have some antimicrobial properties. There is no evidence that eating pepper has protected people from the new coronavirus. PTI Myrtle Pepper helps to reduce inflammation, kill cancer cells, control blood sugar and helps to prevent heart disease. Allspice, also known as Jamaica pepper, myrtle pepper, pimenta, or pimento, is the dried unripe berry of Pimenta dioica, a mid-canopy tree native to the Greater Antilles, southern Mexico, and Central America, now cultivated in many warm parts of the world. Whole allspice is a brown berry that looks sort of like an extra-large peppercorn. Like other spices, allspice will lose its flavor more quickly in its ground state, which exposes more surface to the air.